Circumscriptive is a related term of repressive.
As adjectives the difference between circumscriptive and repressive
is that circumscriptive
is that circumscribes or outlines while repressive
Serving to repress or suppress; oppressive
* 1846 Allan Freer - The North British Review
* 1989 Louis Henkin - Right V. Might
- Human law is indeed repressive', but ' repressive on moral principles comprehensively applied to the whole community, and commanding the approval of the moral sense of the governed
- First, the classical rule forbids any unilateral right to use force to overthrow a regime on the sole grounds that it is repressive in character.